Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Sweets Frosting
Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Sweets Frosting
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    This cake is sweetened partially with cooked sweet potato, which also adds moisture and a tender texture. Pair it with the Chocolate Sweets Frosting (below), and you have a cake fit for a special occasion! Makes 1 cake layer (double the batch for a 2-layer cake).

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup peeled ( cooked, and cooled orange sweet potato (see note))
    • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon water (divided)
    • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
    • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 cup whole-grain spelt flour
    • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
    • 1/4 cup mini or regular nondairy chocolate chips
    • 1/2 tsp scant sea salt
    • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 tsp scant baking soda
    • 1 cup loosely packed peeled (cooked, and cooled sweet potato (see note))
    • 2/3 - 3/4 cup coconut sugar or other unrefined sugar (see note)
    • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
    • 1/2 cup scant raw cashew butter or almond butter
    • 1/4 tsp rounded sea salt
    • 2-5 tbsp nondairy milk (see tip)
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2915 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 92 g 141.8%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 84.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 4097 mg 170.71%
    • Calcium: 713 mg 71.28%
    • Potassium: 3941 mg 112.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 14 mg 80.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 538 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 35 g 138.6%
    • Sugar: 453 g
    • Protein: 40 g
    • Alcohol: 4 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 18 g
    • Vitamin A 660.43%
    • Vitamin C 177.3%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat17
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs31
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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